Carnegie Mellon University

Keep On Truckin’

June 13, 2018

Keep On Truckin’

Logistics company C.H. Robinson tapped Carnegie Mellon University students from Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Department of Statistics & Data Science to develop a model that predicts event-related transportation delays.

The students took shipping data from December 2016 to February 2018 and paired it with a self-designed database of socioeconomic events in the United States during the same period, building a predictive model for shipping delays.

The team presented their project at Meeting of the Minds, where they won first place in the statistics competition.

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